On January 1, 2004, when the Centre scrapped the old pension scheme and introduced its amended version, terming it a pro-employee move, it hardly faced resistance from any quarter. All the states, except West Bengal, followed the Centre’s decision and implemented the new pension scheme. Today, things are different.
National Movement For Old Pension Scheme: The Tale of Government Pensioners
The government and its employees have divergent views on how the latter should be compensated post-retirement. An organisation of government employees campaigned for the old pension scheme this year and won victories in opposition-ruled states